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Computer Troubleshooters Welcome Three New Technology Franchisees to the United Kingdom Team

Ian Bell, Jem Stephenson and Damian Stuart join Computer Troubleshooters’ team of international franchise owners who provide onsite computer services and IT solutions to small and medium-sized businesses and residential users.

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio – Oct. 14, 2016 – PRLog — Computer Troubleshooters is delighted to welcome Ian Bell, Jem Stephenson and Damian Stuart to our network in the United Kingdom. Bell, Stephenson and Stuart join Computer Troubleshooters’ team of international franchise owners who provide onsite computer services and IT solutions to small and medium-sized businesses and residential users. The three franchisees recently completed their new owner training in the United Kingdom and are eagerly preparing to open their new franchise businesses.

“We warmly welcome Ian Bell, Jem Stephenson and Damian Stuart to Computer Troubleshooters and look forward to their professional contributions to our team. Each of these new franchisees will add to our network’s international reputation for top quality technical skills and services,” added Iain Mcleod, National Director of Computer Troubleshooters UK.

Ian Bell will be providing Computer Troubleshooters’ technical services in the North Staffordshire area. Bell brings both an engineering and broad business background to his new role as a franchisee. He has more than 25 years of experience in software development, technical support, sales, marketing and management based around PC technology. Bell has recently focused on applications and systems engineering while working with customers to assist in the design and deployment of computer-based measurement and control systems, with a particular focus on energy applications.

Ian Bell can be contacted at ibell@comptroub.com.

For further information, please see the website: www.computertroubleshooters.co.uk/northstaffs

Jem Stephenson will be providing Computer Troubleshooters’ services in the North West Lancashire area. Stephenson joins the network with over 30 years of experience in large corporate IT services provision including a career with both EDS and Hewlett Packard. At Hewlett Packard, his role was as Service Delivery Executive, responsible for delivering IT services to UK&I Public Sector business and helping growth in that market.

Jem Stephenson can be contacted at jstephenson@comptroub.com

For further information, please see the website: www.computertroubleshooters.co.uk/nwlancs

Damian Stuart’s new franchise will be providing Computer Troubleshooters’ services in the Bradford area. Stuart joins the network with over 25 years of experience as an IT consultant. For the past 10 years, Stuart worked at Computercenter, Ltd, one of the United Kingdom’s largest IT services and support companies with projects including delivering Managed Services to the Royal Mail. He also worked in IT services for Shoosmiths, LLP, one of the country’s largest law firms.

Damian Stuart can be contacted at dstuart@comptroub.com

For further information, please see the website: www.computertroubleshooters.co.uk/bradford

About Computer Troubleshooters

Computer Troubleshooters is the largest international network of franchise owners providing onsite computer services to small and medium sized businesses and residential users. Computer Troubleshooters now has over 200 franchises worldwide in more than 15 countries. Computer Troubleshooters’ excellent franchising opportunities provide continual technical training and support; access to exclusive vendor relationships; access to office administration and billing systems; a local website with SEO services; plus active marketing campaigns that make it easy for customers to find the services of local franchises. The combination of these features makes Computer Troubleshooters the best choice for our clients and a great business opportunity for our franchisees.

For further information about Computer Troubleshooters, please contact:

Kim Weinberger

National Director of Business Development – Computer Services

Computer Troubleshooters and CPR Cell Phone Repair

216-674-0645 x 662

kimw@comptroub.com

To contact Computer Troubleshooters UK locations:

Iain McLeod

National Director

0870 974 5837

Iain@comptroubuk.co.uk

www.computertroubleshooters.co.uk


Computer Troubleshooters Presents Chris Long with the 2016 Franchisee of the Year Award

Computer Troubleshooters congratulates Chris Long, owner of Computer Troubleshooters of North Phoenix, on this well-deserved award.

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio – Sept. 27, 2016 – PRLog — Computer Troubleshooters is delighted to announce Chris Long as their 2016 Franchisee of the Year. Computer Troubleshooters, an international franchise brand that delivers technology solutions and support to both business and residential customers, congratulates Chris Long, owner of Computer Troubleshooters of North Phoenix, on this well-deserved award.

kim-chrisComputer Troubleshooters announced franchisee Chris Long as their 2016 Franchisee of the Year during the organization’s annual conference. This year’s well-attended meeting was held at the Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas. The 2016 conference coincided with the recent announcement of Computer Troubleshooters Global, Inc. acquisition by CPR Cell Phone Repair. Both of these technology services franchise networks are owned by parent company Merrymeeting Group located in Independence, OH.

Kim Weinberger, Computer Troubleshooters’ Director of Operations, stated, “I was delighted to announce Chris Long as our 2016 Franchisee of the Year. Chris has been a part of the Computer Troubleshooters franchise family since 2005 when he opened his business in the spare bedroom of his home. Today his successful franchise, Computer Troubleshooters of North Phoenix, has expanded into a separate building with multiple employees focusing on business clients and managed services.”

Chris Long credits the success of his North Phoenix franchise to the commitment of extra hours, hard work and endless networking. Long’s technical skills and the professional management of his franchise have been key elements to the growth of Computer Troubleshooters of North Phoenix. Additionally, Long is noted for educating and informing both potential clients and franchise colleagues through his regular involvement with national conferences, meetings and training sessions.

“Computer Troubleshooters congratulates Chris Long on his personal drive and commitment to both business and life. We acknowledge his professional generosity and kindness within Computer Troubleshooters’ franchise network,” added Ms. Weinberger.

About Computer Troubleshooters

Computer Troubleshooters is the largest international network of franchise owners providing onsite computer services to small and medium sized businesses and residential users. Computer Troubleshooters now has over 200 franchises worldwide in more than 15 countries. Computer Troubleshooters’ excellent franchising opportunities provide continual technical training and support; access to exclusive vendor relationships; access to office administration and billing systems; a local website with SEO services; plus active marketing campaigns that make it easy for customers to find the services of local franchises. The combination of these features makes Computer Troubleshooters the best choice for our clients and a great business opportunity for our franchisees.

For further information, see: http://www.technology-solved.com/


CPR Cell Phone Repair and Computer Troubleshooters Announce Transformative Strategic Acquisition

The Merrymeeting Group is pleased to announce that MMI-CPR, LLC (dba “Cell Phone Repair” and “CPR”) has acquired Computer Troubleshooters Global, Inc. (“CT”).

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio – Sept. 14, 2016 – PRLog — The Merrymeeting Group is pleased to announce that MMI-CPR, LLC (dba “Cell Phone Repair” and “CPR”) has acquired Computer Troubleshooters Global, Inc. (“CT”). CPR is the world’s largest retail, mobile device repair company with 270 retail store locations in the US, Canada, Mexico, Guatemala, Nigeria, India and Kuwait. CT is a large provider of IT services to consumers and the small to medium sized business community. CT has approximately 198 offices located throughout the world, primarily in the US, Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Great Britain.

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Computer Troubleshooters Proudly Welcomes Geeks On Call to Global Franchise Family

Computer Troubleshooters is delighted to announce that Geeks On Call will be joining their global franchise family during the first quarter of 2016.

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio – Feb. 16, 2016PRLog — Computer Troubleshooters is delighted to announce that Geeks On Call will be joining their global franchise family during the first quarter of 2016. These previously independent computer service franchises have been owned by Merrymeeting Group since January 2012.

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Computer Troubleshooters Welcome Three New International Technology Franchisees

Computer Troubleshooters is delighted to welcome technology professionals Jason Bartlett, Darren Everson and David Whittaker to their team of international franchise owners.

PRLog – Aug. 7, 2015 – INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Computer Troubleshooters is delighted to welcome technology professionals Jason Bartlett, Darren Everson and David Whittaker to their team of international franchise owners. Known as the IT Department for Small Businesses, Computer Troubleshooters’ network of franchisees provides onsite computer services, Managed Service Plans and IT solutions to small and medium-sized businesses and also residential users.

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Merrymeeting Group’s Franchise Brands Recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine as Leading Affordable Investment Opportunities in 2015

franchise 500Independence, Ohio, July 29, 2015: Merrymeeting Group, owner of a portfolio of franchise networks, is proud to be recognized by Entrepreneur Magazine again in 2015 as a leading provider of affordable franchising opportunities. Merrymeeting Group’s franchise brands including Computer Troubleshooters, CPR Cell Phone Repair and Sunbelt Business Brokers, appear on Entrepreneur Magazine’s August 2015 list of 87 Business to Start for Less than $50K.

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Computer Troubleshooters Franchisee Chris Long Featured on Successful Owners Panel at Conference

Chris Long, franchise owner of Computer Troubleshooters of North Phoenix, was a key participant in the Successful Owners Panel at a recent technology conference in Denver.

PRLog – May 29, 2015 – INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Computer Troubleshooters and Geeks On Call are proud to announce the success of their second annual joint national conference held last month at Denver’s Curtis Hotel. Computer Troubleshooters and Geeks On Call are franchise brands that deliver technology solutions and support to both business and residential customers. Both technology organizations are owned by parent company, Merrymeeting Group that is headquartered in Independence, OH.

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Computer Troubleshooters Franchisee Bryan Windham Featured on Successful Owners Panel

Bryan Windham, franchise owner of Computer Troubleshooters of South Arkansas, was a key participant in the Successful Owners Panel at the recent Computer Troubleshooters and Geeks On Call national conference in Denver.

PRLog – May 28, 2015 – INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Computer Troubleshooters and Geeks On Call are proud to announce the success of their second annual joint national conference held in late April at the Curtis Hotel in Denver. Computer Troubleshooters and Geeks On Call are both franchise brands that deliver technology solutions and support to business and residential customers. Both organizations are owned by Merrymeeting Group located in Independence, OH.

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Computer Troubleshooters Announces Award of Excellence for Franchisee Doug Smith of Covington, GA

Computer Troubleshooters is delighted to announce Doug Smith, franchise owner of Computer Troubleshooters of Newton, Rockdale and Decatur, GA, as the recipient of the Award of Excellence for 2015.

PRLog – May 28, 2015 – INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Computer Troubleshooters is delighted to announce Doug Smith, franchise owner of Computer Troubleshooters of Newton, Rockdale and Decatur, GA, as the recipient of the Award of Excellence for 2015. Computer Troubleshooters, an international franchise brand that delivers technology solutions and support to both business and residential customers, congratulates Smith on this well-deserved award.

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Computer Troubleshooters Provides Technology Service with Franchise in Astoria, NY

Terry Celestin of Astoria, NY is warmly welcomed to Computer Troubleshooters’ network of franchisees who provide on-site computer services and IT solutions to small and medium-sized businesses and residential clients.

PRLog – May 27, 2015 – INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Computer Troubleshooters is proud to announce the opening of a new franchise store located in Astoria, NY. Terry Celestin is warmly welcomed to Computer Troubleshooters’ network of franchisees who provide on-site computer services and IT solutions to small and medium-sized businesses and residential clients.

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